Diamond Comics Distributors have announced their top selling products for October 2016. Here are the top selling comics for October:
The Marvel universe’s teenaged heroes form their own super-team in the wake of Civil War II in Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos’ Champions #1 from Marvel Comics, the best-selling comic book of October 2016 in terms of dollars invoiced, while BOOM! Studios’ Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1, a crossover between two classic John Carpenter films starring Kurt Russell, was October’s best-selling comic book by units sold, according to information provided by Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture merchandise.
TOP 10 COMICS
1 BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA/ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK #1 BOOM
2 CHAMPIONS #1 MARVEL
3 DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1 MARVEL
4 DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6 DC
5 BATMAN #8 DC
6 BATMAN #9 DC
7 CIVIL WAR II #6 MARVEL
8 DARTH VADER #25 MARVEL
9 ALL-STAR BATMAN #3 DC
10 THE WALKING DEAD #159 IMAGE
Sales for individual comics were up across the board. Sales for comics were up 18.42% in dollars over September 2016 (up 18.38% units), up 5.74% over October 2015 (13.61% up in units), and up 3.59% (2.86% units) year to date vs this time last year. On the flip side, graphic novel sales were down in all three categories.